Mission-Specific Motor Magic: Tailoring Electric Motors for Diverse Aerial Duties

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In the ever-evolving world of aviation, a one-size-fits-all approach to motor design is rapidly becoming a relic of the past. The divergent needs of modern aircraft such as the Airlander 10 airship and urban eVTOL (Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) vehicles illustrate this shift vividly.

A Shift in Aviation Licensing and Training

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The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed to develop pilot training requirements that will essentially create the legal environment for the certification and operation of eVTOLs in Community airspace. The rules are expected to open up the future of flying taxis in the United States, even if the technology is still years away from being commercialized.

Toyota takes to the skies: we form an alliance

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In an exhilarating display of innovation and enterprise, automotive giant Toyota and California’s Joby Aviation are embarking on a groundbreaking venture that boldly propels us into the future. Striving to materialize the fantastical realm of science fiction into reality, these two powerhouses are teaming up to sculpt the blueprint for the next generation of transportation—flying cars.